SpaceX successfully launches 60 improved Starlink satellites
SpaceX has successfully launched 60 improved Starlink satellites which pack a number of upgrades.
The main addition is increased spectrum capacity for end-users by making full use of the Ka- and Ku-bands. SpaceX's initial 60 satellites only supported Ku-band antennas.
Another change, aimed at quelling fears about space junk, is that more components of each satellite will burn up entirely in Earth's atmosphere at the end of their life.
With the original batch of satellites, SpaceX promised 95 percent...